Chaya Ganesh

Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences
New York University
Office 411
251 Mercer St.
New York, NY 10012
Email: ganesh [at] cs [dot] nyu [dot] edu

I am a Ph.D student in Computer Science at NYU. My advisor is Prof. Yevgeniy Dodis. My research interests are in Cryptography and Security.

Visits and Internships:

I am fortunate to have had the opportunity to work with amazing people.

  • Vlad Kolesnikov , Bell Labs (Summer 2016)
  • Melissa Chase , Cryptography group, Microsoft Research Redmond (Summer 2015)
  • Prof. Arpita Patra , IISc, Bangalore (Summer 2014, Jan 2015, Dec 2016)
  • Lan Nguyen, XCG Security & Cryptography, Microsoft Research Redmond (Summer 2013)


Prior to NYU, I completed my M.S. in Computer Science from IIT Madras where my thesis advisor was Prof. Pandurangan, during which I interned with Vipul Goyal and Satya Lokam in the Cryptography Group, Microsoft Research India. Prior to that, I finished my B.E. in Information Science and Engineering from R.V. College of Engineering, Bangalore, and spent one year as a Software Engineer at Nortel Networks.


I have been an external reviewer for CCS 2016, Crypto 2016, Eurocrypt 2016, ACNS 2015, Crypto 2014, TCC 2014.

My CV here.